Thepetition by the Action Alliance (AA) challenging the victory of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (AP.
The five-member panel is headed by Justice Haruna Simon Tsammani with Stephen Adah, Bolaji Yusuf, Moses Ugo and Abba Mohammed serving as members.
Justice Tsammani said their decision was in compliance with the Electoral Act.
Earlier, two lawyers Oba Maduabuchi (SAN) and Malachy Nwaekpe Esq announced their appearances for the AA.
Both lawyers said they were asked by the factions of the political parties to withdraw the petition.
The party’s presidential candidate, David Okonigbuan had brought the petition against INEC, APC, Bola Tinubu and Hamza Al Mustapha challenging his exclusion from the election.
The party had fielded Al-Mustapha as its presidential candidate who was listed by the INEC.
The respondents in the matter did not object to the withdrawal of the petition.
There are now four petitions left out in the proceedings